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WRIGHT, Orville (1871-1948). Typed letter signed (“Orville” and “OW” in postscript) Dayton, 10 December 1931 to Earl N. Findley. 1 page, 4to. Endorsed by the recipient at upper right in pencil, else fine. [With:] period copy photograph (125 x 178 mm.) of Wilbur Wright in flight over New York Harbor.
WRIGHT, Orville (1871-1948). Typed letter signed (“Orville” and “OW” in postscript) Dayton, 10 December 1931 to Earl N. Findley. 1 page, 4to. Endorsed by the recipient at upper right in pencil, else fine. [With:] period copy photograph (125 x 178 mm.) of Wilbur Wright in flight over New York Harbor.

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WRIGHT, Orville (1871-1948). Typed letter signed (“Orville” and “OW” in postscript) Dayton, 10 December 1931 to Earl N. Findley. 1 page, 4to. Endorsed by the recipient at upper right in pencil, else fine. [With:] period copy photograph (125 x 178 mm.) of Wilbur Wright in flight over New York Harbor.

Orville Wright sends photographs of Wilbur Wright’s celebrated flight over New York at the 1909 Hudson-Fulton celebration.

“The photographs I am sending are the best that I have of Wilbur at Governor’s Island. So many of the Governor’s Island Photographs were not properly fixed and have faded out. I also am enclosing a cartoon evidently by some newspaper reporter-inventor. As none of Wilbur’s features are recognizable in the cartoon, the card would be of interest to your readers, but I thought it might be to you, as you, no doubt, will know some of the newspaper men who were on the spot while you were being escorted off the Island by the guards!”

Together, two pieces.

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